Weep Day

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song name Weep Day
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Then: The Earlier Years, Selections From Then, Mightathon, Podcast 22A
year 1997
first played December 28, 1985 (1 known performances)
run time 1:50
sung by John Linnell, John Flansburgh (background)


Trivia/Info

The germ for Weep Day was the hyphenated reference to a song on the back of a Bob Dylan record jacket which read "Mr. Tambo-
urine Man."
Flansburgh drew disturbing likenesses of both Mr. Tambo and Urine Man and Linnell dreamed up their antithetical relationship and set it to music.

Song Themes

German, Islands, Oxymorons, Paradoxes, And Contradictory Statements, People (Imaginary), Puns, Screaming, Self-Reference, Sports, Time, Tongue-Twisters, Yes

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